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Luke 22: 60 But Peter said: “Man, I do not know what you are saying.” And instantly, while he was yet speaking, a cock crowed. 61 And the Lord turned and looked upon Peter, and Peter recalled the utterance of the Lord when he said to him: “Before a cock crows today you will disown me three times.” 62 And he went outside and wept bitterly.
Behold the Man. The crown, the robe, and the staff. The Son of God stands before the people He came to save—utterly humiliated. Our God stands before a corrupt Roman governor. He is battered and bloodied. He stands before His own creatures intentionally powerless. It was the only way... He did it for you and for me. Matthew 27:15-26, Mark 15:6-15, Luke 23:13-25, John 18:39, 19:16
Luke 23:27-29 (New International Version) A large number of people followed him, including women who mourned and wailed for him. Jesus turned and said to them, "Daughters of Jerusalem, do not weep for me; weep for yourselves and for your children. For the time will come when you will say, 'Blessed are the barren women, the wombs that never bore and the breasts that never nursed!'
Ninth Station: Jesus Meets the Women of Jerusalem A large crowd of people followed Jesus, including many women who mourned and lamented him. Jesus turned to them and said, "Daughters of Jerusalem, do not weep for me; weep instead for yourselves and for your children, for indeed, the days are coming when people will say, 'Blessed are the barren, the wombs that never bore and the breasts that never nursed.' (Luke 23: 27-31)
Via Dolorosa - Stations of the Cross. 8. Jesus meets the women of Jerusalem. Luke 23:28 But Jesus turning to them said, “Daughters of Jerusalem, stop weeping for Me, but weep for yourselves and for your children. 29 For behold, the days are coming when they will say, ‘Blessed are the barren, and the wombs that never bore, and the breasts that never nursed.’ 30 Then they will begin to say to the mountains, ‘Fall on us,’ and to the hills, ‘Cover us.’